MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 23, 2014--
Jaffray (NYSE:PJC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Matthew
O’Brien as a principal and senior research analyst. O’Brien will be
based in the firm’s Chicago office, focused on the orthopaedics and
spine space as part of the medical technology equity research team.
“Piper Jaffray has a longstanding reputation in the medical technology
arena,” said Michael
Cox, director of equity research at Piper Jaffray. “Our medtech
leadership reflects an ongoing commitment to providing relevant and
timely insights to clients. Matt will be integral in contributing to
Previously, O’Brien spent 10 years at William Blair & Company, LLC,
where he was most recently a senior analyst leading coverage of
orthopaedics, vision care and heart failure companies. Prior to that, he
worked in investment banking and financial advisory at Duff & Phelps,
LLC. O’Brien holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from DePaul University
and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of
Piper Jaffray has a total of 29
senior research analysts located in Minneapolis, New York, San
Francisco and Chicago. The firm provides coverage on approximately 584
companies in the following key sectors: business & financial
services; clean technology & industrial growth; consumer; healthcare;
and technology, media & telecommunications.
About Piper Jaffray
Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is an investment bank and asset
management firm headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the
U.S. and in London, Hong Kong* and Zurich. Securities brokerage and
investment banking services are offered in the United States through
Piper Jaffray & Co., member NYSE and SIPC, and in Europe through Piper
Jaffray Ltd., authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct
Authority. Asset management products and services are offered through
three separate investment advisory affiliates registered with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission: Advisory Research Inc., Piper
Jaffray Investment Management LLC and PJC Capital Partners LLC.
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